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Friday 24th March 2017

Supporting people with epilepsy

Supporting people with epilepsy
Description:
Experts at Guy's and St Thomas' are dispelling myths about epilepsy in order to raise awareness of a condition that affects half a million people in the UK.
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Friday 24 March 2017

Guy's Hospital chosen to broadcast live surgery to major health event

Guy's Hospital chosen to broadcast live surgery to major health event
Description:
The urology team at Guy's Hospital will be watched by 14,000 urologists from around the globe when they broadcast 14 operations live to the largest urology meeting in the world this weekend.
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Friday 24 March 2017
Tuesday 21st March 2017

Student midwife at St Thomas' wins top award

Student midwife at St Thomas' wins top award
Description:
Siobhan Pearson has won the Student Midwife Award at this year's Royal College of Midwifery (RCM) Awards. Siobhan is in her third year of studying midwifery at King's College London, and undertakes her placements in the maternity services at St Thomas'.
Date:
Tuesday 21 March 2017

Teenager thanks children's TB nurse

Teenager thanks children's TB nurse
Description:
A 15-year-old has credited her recovery from Tuberculosis (TB) to the support of south east London's first children's TB nurse, who was recruited by Guy's and St Thomas' to tackle the problem of TB in the capital.
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Tuesday 21 March 2017

Young patient donates lifesaving 3D models to Science Museum

Young patient donates lifesaving 3D models to Science Museum
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A four-year-old girl has handed over the 3D models which helped her to receive a lifesaving kidney transplant to the Science Museum.
Date:
Tuesday 21 March 2017
Friday 17th March 2017

Guy's and St Thomas' staff encouraged to take regular breaks in new HALT campaign

Guy's and St Thomas' staff encouraged to take regular breaks in new HALT campaign
Description:
A new campaign has been launched at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust today to encourage staff to take frequent breaks and improve their health and wellbeing. The HALT (Hungry, Angry, Late, Tired) campaign will make staff aware that taking enough breaks can also help them to provide the highest standard of patient care, by putting them in a position to make the best decisions for patients.
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Friday 17 March 2017
Tuesday 14th March 2017

Science Minister learns about heart attack research at St Thomas'

Science Minister learns about heart attack research at St Thomas'
Description:
The Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, Jo Johnson, found out about an innovative heart attack test when he visited St Thomas' Hospital this week.
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Tuesday 14 March 2017
Thursday 9th March 2017

Award win for cardiac physiologists

Award win for cardiac physiologists
Description:
The Guy's and St Thomas' Cardiac Physiology team won the 'Science Driving Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Award' at this week's Chief Scientific Officer's Awards.
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Thursday 9 March 2017

Apprentices singled out for recognition

Apprentices singled out for recognition
Description:
Congratulations to high achieving Guy's and St Thomas' apprentices during this year's National Apprenticeship Week (Monday 6 to Friday 10 March).
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Thursday 9 March 2017
Wednesday 8th March 2017

Prince celebrates excellence in older people's care at St Thomas'

Prince celebrates excellence in older people's care at St Thomas'
Description:
HRH The Prince of Wales met patients and staff at St Thomas' Hospital during a visit to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the British Geriatrics Society on Monday 6 March.
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Wednesday 8 March 2017
Tuesday 7th March 2017

Trust comes top again for staff engagement

Trust comes top again for staff engagement
Description:
Guy's and St Thomas' is the best NHS trust in England for staff engagement, according to the national NHS Staff Survey results published today (Tuesday 7 March). This is the second year running that Guy's and St Thomas' has achieved the top score nationally.
Date:
Tuesday 7 March 2017
Monday 6th March 2017

Smokers four times more likely to quit with NHS support

Smokers four times more likely to quit with NHS support
Description:
Rosemary McLynn quit smoking with the support of Guy's and St Thomas' stop smoking specialists.
Date:
Monday 6 March 2017

First step back into civilian life

First step back into civilian life
Description:
The Step into Health project helps service veterans apply for jobs and get work placements in the NHS.
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Monday 6 March 2017
Wednesday 1st March 2017

Duchess of Cambridge meets Evelina London families at new Ronald McDonald House

Duchess of Cambridge meets Evelina London families at new Ronald McDonald House
Description:
The Duchess of Cambridge today officially opened the new 59-bedroom Ronald McDonald House Evelina London, providing a 'home away from home' for families of children at Evelina London Children's Hospital.
Date:
Wednesday 1 March 2017
Tuesday 28th February 2017

Heart specialist operates on same patient 25 years apart

Heart specialist operates on same patient 25 years apart
Description:
A young woman born with a heart defect has had a pioneering procedure carried out by the same cardiologist who helped to save her life as a baby.
Date:
Tuesday 28 February 2017
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